Focus on Sports Medicine

The Battle Continues Against Pharmacological Cheating in Sports

March 4, 201013 min
Host: Bruce Japsen
Guest: Gary Wadler, MD
Even after steroids scandals in Major League Baseball and more than 30 athletes were withheld from the winter Olympics in Vancouver for breaking anti-doping rules, why do athletes still engage in pharmacological cheating? The latest concern among sport officials is a new erythropoietin called Hematide, still in investigate trials. Dr. Gary Wadler, chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency's Prohibited List and Methods Sub-Committee, talks to host Bruce Japsen about the never-ending battle against the abuse of pharmacology in order to enhance athletic ability.

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